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North Dakota Counts On The Potential Of Clean Coal

Coal-fired power plants like this one in central North Dakota are located right next to mines. Efforts are underway here and in coal states across the country to develop "clean coal" technology. (Amy Sisk/Inside Energy)
Coal-fired power plants like this one in central North Dakota are located right next to mines. Efforts are underway here and in coal states across the country to develop "clean coal" technology. (Amy Sisk/Inside Energy)

Coal states are pouring millions of dollars into clean coal research. The industry’s hoping not only to capture carbon dioxide created by burning coal, but find ways to put those emissions to use.

Prairie Public Broadcasting’s Inside Energy reporter Amy Sisk (@amyrsisk) of the Here & Now contributors network looks at these efforts in coal-rich North Dakota.

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